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Barbara Friedman

Professor

Dyson College of Arts & Sciences

Art

Location
  • @New York City
    Paton House

Biography


Barbara Friedman has lived and shown her work in New York City since 1983, after receiving her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and her M.F.A. from UC Berkeley. Barbara Friedman has had over a dozen solo exhibitions in New York City, most recently at the Ethan Pettit Gallery in Brooklyn, NY in 2014. Other recent solo exhibitions include the Ober Gallery in Kent, Ct (2014 and 2008), BCB Art in Hudson, NY (2913, and 2010), Michael Steinberg Fine Art (2007 and 2009) and Van Brunt Gallery in Beacon (2008), Other exhibitions include solo shows at Art Resources Transfer, Queens Museum, and White Columns (all New York City); Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh), Cleveland State University, Dana Wright Gallery in San Francisco, and the Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts; and group shows at the Pierogi Gallery, Drawing Center, Artists Space, Exit Art, Art in General, Gray Art Gallery, the Terry Dintenfass Gallery (all New York City); the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Connecticut; and the Metro Building in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 2000 a painting of hers was chosen for inclusion in “The Figure,” a comprehensive survey of the figurative art of the last fifty years, curated by critic Lilly Wei at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Reviews of her work have appeared in the New York Times, The (Irish) Standard-Times, the New York Sun, The Irish Times, Newsday, Art in America, ARTS Magazine, and Artweek. Groups of her paintings were selected for the 2007 and the 2010 issue of New American Paintings.

Education


BFA , Rhode Island School of Design

MFA , University of California' Berkeley

Publications


Friedman, B. A. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Barbara Friedman on Lisa Yuskavage and "Harnessing Shame". http://paintersonpaintings.com/2015/01/19/barbara-friedman-on-lisa-yuskavage-and-harnessing-shame/

PRESENTATIONS


Friedman, B. A. (2015, April 6). Upcoming presentation of my artwork to college students and faculty. Slide show/lecture about my work, followed by discussion and critique of student work. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Friedman, B. A. (2015, February 25). Upcoming presentation of my artwork to college students and faculty. Slide show/lecture about my work, followed by discussion and critique of student work. East los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA

Friedman, B. A. (2015, February 9). Presented my artwork to an AP art class taught by a Pace alumnus that was a student of mine. Lecture about my work. Amity School, 3867 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235

RESEARCH INTEREST ---


Around 12 solo exhibitions of paintings in New York City and the same number in other cities. Paintings are in private and public collections. Main medium is oil.

ARTISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITS

"Silhouette"
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Callicoon Trading Gallery, Callicoon, New York

“Mykonos Biennale: 2015 – Antidote,”
[Art - Arts Festival] Hellenic Republic- Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs, Mykonos, Greece

“Big Collars”
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] BCB Art, Hudson, New York

“Second Annual Summer Invitational”
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Life on Mars Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn

“Thrice Legendary, or Forever Thens”
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Centotto Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn

"Gone Fishing”
[Art - Exhibition, Group] 315 Berry Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

“Making History”
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Storefront Ten Eyck, Bushwick, Brooklyn

“The Art of Collecting: Works from the Collection of Mary Madden and Greg Glasson,”
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Buster Levi Gallery, Cold Springs, NY

Circle the Wagons
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY, USA

Back in situ
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Centotto Gallery, Bushwick, NY, USA

Le Show des Amis
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Show Room, Gowanus (Brooklyn), NY, USA

The Dam Show
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Reservoir Art Space, Brooklyn< Ny

Twenty-One and Counting
[Art - Exhibition, Group] The Painting Center, New York, NY, USA

Barbara Friedman Paintings
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] Ober Gallery, Kent, CT, USA

Dead Ends
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Heliopolis Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Second Family
[Art - Exhibition, Group] 2 Rivington, New York, NY, USA

Abstract Strategies
[Art - Exhibition, Invitational] Barbara Friedman,, Bespoke Gallery, United States

Full House (west)
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Never Mind the Bollocks
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Life on Mars Gallery, Bushwick, NY, USA

Deportraiture
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] Ethan Pettit Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Summer Selections
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Ober Gallery, Kent, CT, USA

The Last Brucennial
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY, USA

FACE OFF (Museum Studies)
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] BCB Art, Hudson, NY

Alpträume
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] The Painting Center, New York, NY USA

The Spectator Place
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] BCB Art, Hudson, NY, USA

Overlook Paintings
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

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